Pondan.com | Chocolate is known as a women’s best friend. Besides the mouthwatering taste, chocolate is good for your health because it’s rich with flavonoids that work as antioxidants. But, do you know all of the different types of chocolate? There are varying flavors of chocolate like dark, milk, and white chocolate. There are also different types of chocolate that are used for various chocolaty intentions like these below.
- Couverture Chocolate
Couverture chocolate is a chocolate made from cocoa mass, cocoa butter, and sugar. This type of chocolate is known for its bitter taste and its expensive price. The process of making this chocolate is also more difficult because it requires special equipment. No wonder, it’s often referred to as ‘the real chocolate’.
- Cocoa Powder
Cocoa powder is usually used as a base for making cakes and drinks. It’s made from fermented chocolate seeds that has been separated from chocolate fat. It’s then dried and finely ground to a chocolate flour.
- Compound Chocolate
Compound chocolate is the most common type of chocolate in the market. This type of chocolate tends to be sweeter. The chocolate compound is divided into three types:
- Dark Chocolate Compound
The dark chocolate compound does not contain milk. It’s often used as an ingredients for cookies and other snacks. The content of its own chocolate spread is between 30% (sweet dark) to 70-80% (extreme dark).
- Milk Chocolate Compound
This type of chocolate is the most widely sold in the market. Milk chocolate is made from a mixture of sugar, cocoa, liquid chocolate, milk, and vanilla so it tastes sweeter. Milk chocolate should contain at least 10% liquid chocolate.
- White Chocolate Compund
A white chocolate bar does not contain any chocolate-based ingredients. The ‘chocolate’ name is obtained from its cocoa butter so there is no dominant chocolate flavor. The dominant taste would only be vanilla or another flavor. Standard white chocolate should contain at least 20% cocoa butter, 14% milk and 55% sugar.
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